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Service bodies provide that critical workshop or office on wheels, and choosing the right one requires some research.Visit Website
Fleet Management Weekly interviews Eric McNally, Vice President Sales and Business Development for Reading Equipment & Distribution.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body recently unveiled a new storage solution which offers more than a cubic-foot of space inside of its service body tailgate.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body has introduced an all-new detachable Service Body, the Reading Classic II, specifically designed for its Switch-N-Go hoist system, allowing contractors to safely leave their tools and materials at the job site.Visit Website
Bone-chilling winters and sweltering summers have been a rite of passage for truck operators servicing North Dakota’s Bakken oil reserve.Visit Website
READING, PA- When Brian Nadel came to lead Reading Truck Body just a few years ago, he found the company floundering.
The service truck body-maker was chaotic and unfocused, he said. The biggest challenge was repairing the company's reputation internally and externally.Visit Website
READING, PA - Reading Truck Body LLC has been acquired by Houston-based J.B. Poindexter & Co. Inc. for an undisclosed amount the companies announced Tuesday.Visit Website
J.B. Poindexter & Co. Inc. has acquired Reading Truck Body, the two companies announced Tuesday. Reading, founded in 1955 in the city for which it's named, will continue to operate as an independent business unit within JBPCO, led by current CEO Brian Nadel and his management team, officials said.Visit Website
READING, PA- Our country is like a household, Dr. David E. Goatley told a crowd gathered in the presidential ballroom at The Abraham Lincoln hotel Saturday night.
Reading Truck Body has been providing the upfit set-up for about a third of the Scotts LawnService fleet of Ford F-150 to F-450 trucks at its Louisville, Ky., site, Reading announced.Visit Website
RBG, Inc. has upfitted a special "Fire Brush Package" using a Reading aluminum Classic II body for Walepole Fire Dept. Walepole, Mass. NORTH WALPOLE FIRE DEPTVisit Website
While there are different materials available for the manufacturing of today’s work trucks, not all materials are cut out for the various applications that trucks endure on a daily basis. Consider the specifications of your fleet, such as payload requirements, environmental conditions, lifecycle, and the end-of-truck-life environmental impact, and the choice of material for truck production settles on three options: steel, aluminum, or fiberglass.Visit Website
Reading, PA - Noah Ayala spends his days with his hands covered in oil and grease.But after his shift ends, Ayala spends his nights jotting down notes, crafting metaphors and brainstorming ideas. Ayala, 30, of Reading is a mechanic by day and a well-recognized local poet by night, known for his visceral spoken word poetry.
Reading Eagle: Bill Uhrich | Ayala works on custom contruction at Reading Truck Body.Visit Website
Founded in 1955, and bearing the name of its point-of-origin, Reading is a truck body manufacturer that makes steel, and aluminum utility bodies, dump bodies, flatbed bodies, and custom bodies.Visit Website
John Paternoster, regional sales manager with Reading Truck Body, agreed that an improving U.S. economy helped bolster attendance at the show.Visit Website
The Oakbrook Community Playground got a touch-up as volunteers from Reading Truck Body LLC painted the graffiti- and rust-covered equipment Saturday morning.
Volunteers from Reading Truck Body LLC clean and paint Saturday at the Oakbrook Community Playground.Visit Website
We made the front page of Trailer/Body Builder's April issue.
Reading Truck Body unveiled the Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX with Tool-Pro body. Designed specifically for the Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX to maximize driver productivity.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body’s SL 132 is a steel truck service body with a dual-wheel configuration to accommodate increased storage demands and volume.Visit Website
Wm. Craig Bonham, Reading Truck Body's vice president of Business Development, has been elected to the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)'s Board of Trustees as a manufacturer representative. The new board was introduced during the recent Work Truck Show. Trustees are elected for three-year terms.Visit Website
A growing trend in second-stage manufacturing is light-weighting, which involves specifying lighter-weight materials to achieve an overall weight reduction to an upfitted vehicle.Visit Website
When it comes to racks and boxes for a truck or van, operators increasingly can choose aluminum along with the traditional steel. Reading Truck Body, are pushing aluminum for its weight savings and recyclability.Visit Website
At the President’s Breakfast & 51st Annual NTEA Meeting in Indianapolis, IN, the Association announced the 2015–2016 Board of Trustees. This year, two Distributors and one Manufacturer were welcomed. Congratulations Wm. Craig Bonham on becoming the newly elected Manufacturer Trustee.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body has introduced the Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX work truck with Tool-Pro body. The truck is on display at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body has developed a lightweight aluminum bed insert, which is a self-contained, covered cargo compartment that “inserts” into the pickup bed.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body, LLC announced that the company has reached its milestone 60-year anniversary in 2015.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body, LLC, a manufacturer of vocational truck bodies, has announced it is expanding its aluminum Classic Service Van (CSV) line, with the all-new Ram ProMaster cutaway chassis.Visit Website
Reading Eagle Company shares the news about Reading Truck Body expanding its executive offices due to continued growth.Visit Website
Job fair at Reading Truck Body draws long line of applicants.Visit Website
Nearly a dozen Reading Truck Body employees spent Friday stuffing backpacks for Oakbrook Homes children.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body propels propane supply company.Visit Website
Four Reading Truck Body Partners receive NTEA MVP status!Read More
Service bodies are changing to help boost fuel savings. Reading represented the commercial work truck body manufacturing segment in the recent article that covered the changes taking place in the light duty truck and van segment when it comes to improving fuel efficiency. Fleet Owner editors also talked to OEMs, fleet managers and NTEA leaders to provide a complete view of industry trends on fuel savings for its readership.
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Reading was part of the conversation when Work Truck Magazine editors wanted to share the latest in processes and technologies being implemented and used by truck body manufacturers and upfitters to accelerate order-to-delivery cycles.Visit Website
Our specialized landscaping, nursery and lawn care truck is now even better.Visit Website
Strategic partnership between Reading Truck Body and Curry Supply is a win-win situation!Visit Website
Reading VP Craig Bonham talks with Heavy Duty Trucking about proper spec’ing to ensure the right tools for the job at hand.Visit Website
Going green need not be an all-or-nothing prospect. Reading’s Craig Bonham contributed to this discussion of small changes that can tremendously reduce fuel costs while contributing to a more environmentally-friendly carbon footprint.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body was able to turn its fortunes around by embracing some fundamental changes in processes. Learn how it was accomplished.Visit Website
Reading Truck Body President and CEO Nadel discusses the changes he has made since joining RTB in 2011.Visit Website
Reading’s Craig Bonham offers advice for spec’ing vehicles properly for the job they are going to do.Visit Website
Craig Bonham, Reading’s vice president of sales, talks with Truck Fleet Management about recent economic conditions and their effect on fleet life-cycles.Visit Website